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News

Party to celebrate NYC juniors 50th

Dear Member

A final reminder that if you haven’t already bought your tickets for the 50th Jubiliee celebration Party this coming Saturday they can be purchased here ….. R.S.V.P Here

There will be a Silent auction and  and raffle running on the night but if you are unable to attend you can participate during the week as follows :

You can submit a bid for any of the auction prizes below in advance  by sending  Carmen an email admin@nyc.ie with the details of the  amount that you would like to bid and your telephone no.  Or  you can drop into Carmen in the office and buy some raffle tickets,  or you can send a donation by cheque payable to NYC and clearly marked Jubilee Fireflies .

Please see the Auction items and raffle prizes below.

Auction & Raffle List

 

 

Chess Club – Starting Monday 2nd October 2017

The members of the National Yacht Club Chess Club extend a cordial invitation to you to join us on Monday afternoons in the bar.

STARTING: Monday 2nd October

TIME: 2.30PM – 4.30pm (approx.) 

For further information contact:

Rita Hurson – rhurson@gmail.com

Phone – 087-239-1575

TY 2017-2018 Programme Announced – Block 1 Registrations Now Open

We have a very exciting TY training programme for this Autumn and Winter, covering sailing, RIB courses, Navigation Courses, First Aid etc etc…!

For full details of the planned programme, please visit here

The programme starts with 4 Wednesday afternoons on the 1720 Sportboats at a cost of €60 per sailor + €75 damage deposit. Register Here for this first ‘Block’

For further details, please contact Elva O’Sullivan via juniors@nyc.ie 

Annalise to join Dee Caffari’s crew on ‘Turn the Tide on Plastic’ Volvo Ocean Race boat

Mirpuri Foundation “Turn the Tide on Plastic” boat have announced two more female sailors for their Volvo Ocean Race campaign – Irish Olympic silver medallist Annalise Murphy and New Zealand’s Bianca Cook. Both under 30, the pair join skipper Dee Caffari’s mixed and youth-focused campaign after successful trials, and take the total number of confirmed sailors in their squad to 10 with just 44 days to go until the start of the race.

“Annalise and Bianca both add strength to the squad and are developing quickly,” said Caffari. “Coming from an Olympic background, Annalise’s strength and racing skills are obvious, but she is still learning about life offshore…She added: “The Volvo Ocean Race will certainly offer a challenge, but it’s one that they’re certainly up for. It’s a pleasure to see them loving every day on the boat.”

“The jump from Olympic inshore sailing to professional offshore sailing is a big one,” said Annalise. “I am expecting this race to be the toughest thing I have ever done both mentally and physically but I also can’t wait for it to start.” 

Read more here

DMYC Kish Race – Sunday 24th September

Entries are now open for the DMYC Kish Race taking place on Sunday 24th September.
Download: Kish-2017-NOR
Download: Kish 2017 SI’s

To enter online, please visit: http://www.dmyc.ie/2017/kish-race-2017/ 

Update on the Merrion Private Optimist Leinster Championships 2017

The Merrion Private Optimist Leinster Championships 2017 took part in our own National Yacht Club last weekend. This was the last IODAI regional event and was well attended with 136 entries.

There were 30 NYC Juniors registered representing the Club at the Leinsters and the NYC was well represented at all Prizegivings.